|Amazon Price||New from||Used from|
I couldn't even finish the book because I was very confused.
The story is one that you can relate to your family and find something from almost every character that relates to your life in some way.
I read this book a few years ago in high school and it was assigned again in a college anthropology class.
I only read 21% of this book before I decided to move on to the next book on my list. I can't say that the book was bad, it just wasn't really holding my interest. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Ms. Amy
This book is worthy of the high praise it has received since it was written in 1991. It tells the story of a family of four girls who emigrate to the United States from the... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Mary Taylor
Alas, the novel is difficult to follow. Characters are not alive in the pages: Papi appears as a cartoon of an inflexible patriarch, Mami a rather boring and trite nightmare... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Susan Nielsen
Kindle version is a mess. Every other page is out of order. Typos throughout. Couldn't get through ten pages.Published 1 month ago by Christina Clifton
Julia Alvarez depicts an interesting view of her heritage and assimilation into American culture.Published 1 month ago by Sharrilyn
An interesting read. I enjoyed learning about Dominican Republic family culture.Published 3 months ago by Stay with HP
Not really pleased with the way the story begins and I don't really like the way the author writes. I couldn't even finish the book because I was very confused.Published 3 months ago by Margarita Lozada
All Garcia's books reveal Pre-Castro Cuba and beyond through the eyes of a native-born Cuban. One can almost smell burnt sugar and cigar smoke wafting off the pages. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Kathleen Kildebeck
I liked certain parts but there were also parts where I couldn't fully grasp what was going on with in the book.Published 7 months ago by Mackenzie